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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelor of Information Technology

Gain the specialised skills and understanding to succeed in highly competitive business and technology environments in a rapidly changing world.

Set yourself up for any number of career options working with computers and information, and apply your technical skills to solve problems, support innovation and improve communication between people.

Topics covered in the Bachelor of Information Technology include accounting, economics, law, marketing, business and strategy, and you'll also learn about software engineering, design, mathematics, information systems.

You'll benefit from a program developed through strong industry consultation that allows you to undertake projects, placements and internships with businesses, which can often lead to employment opportunities.

You can choose to complete one or 2 majors, or an extended major, with all topics relevant to computer hardware, software and user experience. You'll be taught by some of the best academics in Australia.

Professional experience
Gain professional experience during a final year placement. You'll work on an industry-based project that builds on the knowledge and skills you've acquired during your studies and graduate with a network of industry contacts.

Program highlights

  • Undertake a flexible project-focused degree that will provide you with the abilities and knowledge to shape the future of information communication technology.
  • Use courseware developed in close collaboration with UQ industry partners for a solid foundation in concepts relevant across the business world and technology-based industry.
  • Hone your business acumen and develop the talent to confidently lead people and projects no matter where your career takes you.

Majors
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Software Design
  • Software Information Systems
  • User Experience Design

Minors
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Computer Systems

Campus Information

St Lucia

Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process

Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career possibilities
Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Experience designer
  • Software developer
  • Cyber security specialist
  • System architect
  • Software engineer
  • IT application specialist
  • Product designer
  • Data governance manager

PSW Opportunity

2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Bachelor's 

 

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Entry scores
All international applicants need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12 (or an equivalent qualification) and meet the minimum entry score for this program.

Prerequisites
Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C).

 

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